Board of Directors

Global Advisory Council

Vital Voices partners with a select group of the most extraordinary and effective women leaders in our network. Representing all regions, they are recognized experts in their fields and innovative thought leaders helping Vital Voices address the critical needs of women in our programs and initiatives. We look to the Global Advisory Council to offer advice on global issues and trends, and program design and delivery.

Farida Azizi | AFGHANISTAN

Laura Alonso | ARGENTINA

Vera Stremkovskaya | BELARUS

Claudia Patricia de Luna Silva Lago | BRAZIL

Charm Tong | BURMA

Nanda Pok | CAMBODIA

Mu Sochua | CAMBODIA

Dr. Yaojie Gao | CHINA

Jianmei Guo | CHINA

Wang Xingjuan | CHINA

Xie Lihua | CHINA

Lucie Pilipova | CZECH REPUBLIC

Maria Pacheco | GUATEMALA

Danielle Saint-Lot | HAITI

Judit Wirth | HUNGARY

Margaret Alva | INDIA

Jaya Arunachalam | INDIA

Anita Gupta | INDIA

Ruchira Gupta | INDIA

Rita Chaikin | ISRAEL

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro | ITALY

Kakenya Ntaiya | KENYA

Fatima Hussien Al-Essa Al-Qanaie | KUWAIT

Ghada Al-Khalaf | KUWAIT

Lulwa Abdelwhab Eassa Al-Qettami | KUWAIT

Lulwa Al-Mulla | KUWAIT

Dr. Lubna Al-Kazi | KUWAIT

Dr. Rola Dashti | KUWAIT

Hafsat Abiola | NIGERIA

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | NIGERIA

Anel Townsend | PERU

Carmelita G. Nuqui | PHILIPPINES

Marina Pisklakova-Parker | RUSSIA

Oda Gasinzigwa | RWANDA

Dawn Marole | SOUTH AFRICA

Ms. Awut Deng Acuil | SUDAN

Saisuree Chutikul | THAILAND

Penelope Beckles | TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Oksana Horbunova | UKRAINE

Reyna McPeck | VENEZUELA

Le Thi Hong Van | VIETNAM

Amat Alsoswa | YEMEN